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drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
chaffing - bantering; joking
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
converse - opposite; ADJ.